Thus heavenly hope is all serene, But earthly hope, how bright soe’er, Still fluctuates o’er this changing scene, As false and fleeting as ‘tis fair. –Reginald Heber On Heavenly Hope and Earthly Hope
We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. Each of us should please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. For even Christ did not please himself but, as it is written: “The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me.” ForContinue reading “Sunday Scriptures – Hope”
I really hope someone out there knows what kind of bird built this nest 30 inches from the ground in a small stand of pines near a cow pasture in zone 8/7. And I really hope the birdie comes back!
Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings,Continue reading “Sunday Scriptures – Hope”
Hope, like the gleaming taper’s light, Adorns and cheers our way; And still, as darker grows the night, Emits a brighter ray. Oliver Goldsmith, The Captivity, Act II This candlestick was in my mother’s bedroom when she was a young girl. She told of forgetting to blow it out at bedtime, once, and nearly burning theContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Hope”
Today let me tell you about one of the loveliest writers I know. I don’t really know her, I guess, as we have never met in person, and she probably seldom reads my writings, although I read hers. She inspires me through her simple, sweet tales of taming chickens and frosting cupcakes, weeding and traveling,Continue reading “There’s Hope For Me!”